Missiles & Bombs News

Japan To Bring Forward Missile Defense Shield To 2006: Report

AFP, Tokyo: Japan wants to put a missile shield it is developing with the United States in place in early 2006, one year earlier than planned, due to threats from North Korea and China, a report said Saturday. The move […]


Enhanced Paveway II Successfully Proves Extended Range Capabilities

Raytheon Co, TUCSON: The U.S. Navy has successfully demonstrated the extended range capability of a Raytheon Company dual-mode precision guided weapon that offers flexibility not found in other weapons systems being produced.   Six Enhanced Paveway IIs were dropped at the […]


Lockheed Martin to Produce Unitary Army Tactical Missiles

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS, TX: Lockheed Martin received a contract valued at $79 million from the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command for the purchase of 106 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Block 1A Quick Reaction Unitary missiles. These missiles will […]


Germany Aims to Sell Missiles to South Korea

Deutsche Welle German radio, Germany plans to sell South Korea surplus ground to air US-made Patriot missiles in a deal worth millions of dollars, the Financial Times Deutschland (FTD) reported in its Monday edition.   Defense ministry officials were in the […]


Lockheed Martin Wins Japanese Sea-Based Missile Defense Capability Contract

Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ: Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $124 million, three- year contract for Japanese Foreign Military Sales Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System engineering development. The contract provides the Aegis BMD Weapon System upgrades for the […]


Successful Missile Test Firings from F-111 Aircraft

Australian Department of Defence, Two missiles have been successfully fired from an F-111 aircraft at the Woomera Test Range in South Australia, Defence Minister Robert Hill announced today.   “The firings are the first for an AGM-142E missile in the region […]


Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System Successfully Tracks Targets During Test

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lt. General Henry “Trey” Obering, Missile Defense Agency director, announced that the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Radar, integrated with the THAAD command, control, battle management and communications system, acquired and tracked two […]


Joint Common Missile Successfully Completes Key Design Review

Lockheed Martin, ORLANDO: Lockheed Martin's Joint Common Missile program successfully completed its system- level Preliminary Design Review (PDR) on June 30. The PDR culminates the design review process under Phase 1 of the System Design and Development (SDD) program and […]


India rules out accepting U.S. missile defense system

AFP/Agencies, New Dehli: India ruled out accepting a missile defense system from the United States. “There is no question of accepting (a) missile shield from anyone,” Defense Minister Pranab Mukherjee told a news conference in reply to a question. “What […]


Russia Will Equip Iranian Subs with Missiles

http://www.kommersant.com/page.asp?id=588627, Yesterday the Second International Naval Show (IMDS-2005) finished its work in St. Petersburg. During its course there were negotiations about new shipments of naval military equipment to China and Mexico, and about the refurbishing Iranian submarines. On the show […]


 
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